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Harvey R. Peterson

Harvey R. Peterson, age 82, of Pequot Lakes and Cross Lake, died Monday, March 5, 2007 at the Bethany Good Samaritan Residence in Brainerd.

He was born June 4, 1924 in Waskish, Minn. to Martin and Ellen (Krookstad) Peterson. He was raised by an aunt and uncle, Sally and Elmer Nordstrom, because his mother died at a young age.

Harvey proudly served overseas in the US Army during World War II.

He worked at Dennisen Windows for 40 years, holding several positions there until his retirement as CEO of the company.

Harvey was preceded in death by his parents, Ellen and Martin Peterson; and brothers and sister, Melvin, Verner, Lloyd, Fern, Selmer, Victor, and Willard.

He is survived by a brother, Walter (Mary) Peterson; lifelong friend Reynold Tveita; and several generations of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral service was Monday, March 12 at 1 p.m. at the Morris Nilsen Chapel in Richfield. Interment was at Fort Snelling.

Visitation took place Sunday, March 11 from 5 to 8 p.m., and continued Monday for one hour prior to the funeral service.

Arrangements were by the Morris Nilsen Chapel in Richfield.

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